Minutes of AGM meeting 22nd November 2020 7pm on Zoom






Present: Kathy Head (Chairman), Catherine Bacon (Secretary), Derek Phoenix (Treasurer), Mary Cooper, Sue Loder Vagg, Sue Ayres, John Davies, Ana Collingridge, Ann Cossins (intermittently)


1. Welcome by Kathy; Apologies: None


2. Minutes of the last meeting read and approved.


3. Matters arising: Mostly dealt with at recent committee meetings;

Carried over to be addressed in Spring 2021: Suggestion for Crewkerne in Bloom, South West in Bloom Gold Award Winning badges for local businesses to use.

Catherine to continue liaison with U3A


4. Correspondence: None


5a. Chairman’s Report: Review of Year read by Kathy (previously circulated to committee, minor revision passed by all.)

5b. Treasurer’s Report: Read by Derek.

Balance as at 31st October 2018-19 £1,521

Balance as at 31st October 2019-20 £1,352

Copies of both reports to be sent to Veronica Chard and Town Council and are available on request from the Secretary.


6. Friends of CiB Report: Payments have been made by 13 Friends. Friends defined as supporters but not workers. Annual membership now starts each April and members to be advised it is renewable. New leaflet to be produced. Suggestion from Sue A for various membership rates backed by social media publicity - to be further discussed, also possibility of co-operation/discounts with local businesses


7. Election of Officers as follows:

Chairman – Kathy Head

Treasurer – Derek Phoenix

Secretary – Catherine Bacon

Minute Secretary – Sue LoderVagg (& Editorial)

Committee – Mary Cooper (Plant Advisor) Sue Ayres (Communications), John Davies, Ana Collingridge


8. Any other business

Christmas cards going well. Kathy to send on behalf of CiB to Catherine Bond & Katherine Crouch

Good sales of our hyacinth bulbs at The Veg Shed

Christmas tree to be decorated at Church December 15th/16th


9. Date of next AGM: Provisional 25th November 2021


Meeting closed.




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